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is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the nra not happy with their meeting with joe biden. good! we do not want the nra to be happy! what do you say? hello, everybody. it is finally friday! >> alleluia! >> bill: oh man friday, january 11th. >> alleluia. >> bill: are we glad to see this friday come? every friday we're glad to see. >> alleluia! >> bill: great to see this one particularly. oh, man, please, get this friday over with. great to see you today. we've got a lot to talk about before we get there and say good-bye. we're just saying hello this friday morning january 11. great to see you. i'm bill press. this is the "full court press" coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station. on sirius x.m. this hour only and on current tv, of course. b
. despite the well-known fact that the u.s. spends far more on healthcare. >> peter: all of these talking points of people who come out and say we've got the best healthcare in this country. we do the best that we can for our people. turns out it might not be true. >> bill: it's not true. particularly for young americans. and that's what's really -- stunning. we have -- look at these countries and the countries included -- i saw a list of them here. canada japan australia france germany spain others, as you point out highly-developed high-income countries, united states has the highest infant mortality rate. >> peter: that, to me, is unbelievable. >> bill: among those countries. highest infant mortality rate and its young people have the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases. teen pregnancy and death from car crashes. so i mean you know, we pride ourselves on being the best in the world in every area. i mean when it comes down to health and we're spending more money than anybody else per capita, we're not. >> peter: i really truly don't get it. i don't get it. i'm thinking to mys
of the package, but more broodly, healthcare reforms and other gun safety and neighborhood safety legislation to try to protect americans from this wealth of gun violence. one of the pieces i'll be working on in particular is the immunity that the gun industry enjoys that no other industry has. they can act in an negligent way, and are held immune from any kind of liability in court. and that makes no sense either. >> stephanie: yeah. >> so a lot to change and i think we will. it is going to be tough but i think we'll get it done. >> stephanie: let's turn to the chuck hagel nomination for secretary of defense. what is your position on that? >> i'll be very interested to hear what he has to say. some of the things he has said concern me a great deal. the comments he made about ambassador hormel are concerning, and why he didn't support legislation dealing with the issues of iran, and some other issues. i think we ought to give him his day to answer some of those very tough questions, and we'll see how he handles it. that's really, i think going to be key for many senators wh
now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> apparently being. >> stephanie miller -- >> involves having two arms and two legs and the occasional oracle. >> stephanie: enough about my weakness. >> i didn't know john lithgow was your boyfriend. >> stephanie: 1-800-steph-12 the phone number toll free from anywhere. oh, did i say former and future? isn't that what i said? >> it is not former and future. it is current! >> announcer: and now it's time for congressman alan grayson and your chance to taste the grayson. >> stephanie: good morning current. >> how fashionable. former and fashionable. >> stephanie: good morning sir. >> hi, how are you? >> stephanie: good. how was the big fancy, becoming a congressman again ceremony? >> i got through it. i had to say i do or something like that. i had to take some kind of oath. >> step
by afsmee under president lee saunders, the largest public employee and healthcare workers' union in the entire country doing great work and you can find out more about their great work at their website, www.afscme.org, making america happen. eric byrnes in studio with us as a friend of bill from bullfight strategies. >> good morning >> bill: regular team here this morning, peter. >> hey, hey. happy monday. woo-hoo >> bill: following social media on twitter and footballing. with this busy inauguration week getting started, we are joined by amanda turkel managing politics managing editor for huffington post. good to talk to you this morning. >> thanks for having me. >> gradlad you are there. a week from today, the official ceremony. yesterday was the official dress rehearsal for the inauguration what's anticipated? big but not as big as last time for the inaugural ceremonies this week. >> absolutely. president obama's first inauguration was one of the most anticipated events people very many seen in quite awhile. there was a purple tunnel of doom.
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